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Introduction to Fuel Consumption Optimization Techniques

  • Aydin AziziEmail author
  • Poorya Ghafoorpoor Yazdi
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

Efforts to optimize fuel consumption have driven and inspired various industries, including the automobile industry, to create a wealth of new inventions and technologies. Since the issue of global warming was brought into the spotlight, the mechanics of the automobile industry have evolved rapidly, due to the greenhouse gas emissions produced by internal combustion engines. The advancement of technology within the power industry has helped in reducing fuel consumption, as well as in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This chapter aims to introduce factors effecting fuel consumption and related optimizing methods with focusing on vehicle fuel consumption. 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EngineeringGerman University of Technology in OmanMuscatOman

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